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radar, radio and is in contact with san francisco fire department and the coast guard. the coast guard and firefighting equipment may it please the court on privately owned craft and available when requested by the san francisco fire department. the crew is a pilot, two marine engineers, ladies and gentlemen, the fire boat phoenix. long may she serve san francisco. next is line is the u.s. navy guided missile destroyer, the u.s.s. rebel. equipped with the aegis combat system. it was commissioned in 2002 and deployed last year from san
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diego as part of the ronald reagan strike group. it was one of first ships to provide humanitarian assistance following the earthquake and tsunami in japan. the first responder, the rebel embarked navy helicopters surveyed the coast line to provide an aerial perspective for the damage to other ships for relief efforts. after hearing first hand from survivors, the crew volunteered to provide assistance. during deployment also conducted counter piracy patrol to enforce
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exclusive zones in the region. should ship's names sake, edward rebel served in the revolutionary war and searched in a bold complain against pirates and helped shape the fighting spirit that has been characteristic of the u.s. navy. the u.s.s. rebel is the sixth ship to bare the next time. there's 9217 tons and can sail in excess of 30 knots. there's 30 officers and 270 enlisted personnel. he has a dove, mac system. the vertical launch system, 2, 25 millimeter machine guns.
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mark 24 torpedo tubes. >> the engineering systems are nothing less than significant. two five blade control propellers. k34 gas imagines. is it commanded by kurt sutherberg. he took command since june 2010. ladies and gentlemen, the u.s.s. rebel. [applause] next in line u.s.s. screwance. it's also a guided missile
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destroyer. the 61st ship in her class and only one year old. the crew celebrated her birthday on hundred and only the second u.s. navy ship to be named for admiral raymond screwance. who commanded the american naval forces at the battle of midway in the philippine sea. it was laid down in may 2009. christened by the admiral's granddaughter. on 5, june, 2010, where the ship was built at a cost of approximately $1 billion. the completed ship left on 1 september, 2011 for her
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commissioning in florida before travelling to her home part the san diego. she is the first of the u.s. navy destroyers to be fitted with an extremely complicated ether net multi-plex system and manufactured by the boeing company. the system provides an internet protocol for backbone and internet services on the ship. it was commissioned in 2011 in key west, florida. command master chief is the senior enlisted sail or. gregory ridel, a california native. ladies and gentlemen, this is the u.s.s. screwance. [applause]
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>> at this time, would vice admiral beaman stand and salute the ship. thank you. sir. >> ladies and gentlemen, i would also like to note that other navy ships are here in the fleet week, but the skipper is the u.s.s. macon island. macon island is docked at pier 30, 32 where she's hosted a seminar for disaster preparedness. skipper would you please rise to pay tribute to your ship. [applause] >> skipper, ladies and gentlemen, the u.s.s. macon island commanded by frederick pringle. a native of sumptor, north
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carolina. she was delivered to the u.s. navy in 2009. she transitioned to the west coast by circumnavigating south america by the straight of majell an. she was commissioned in 2009 of the first class built with energy-efficient turbine gas. steam is used as heating water. she has six operating rooms. 47th bed with regard and a 17 bed intensive care unit. she displaces more than 24,000 tons. she has the total capacity of
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more than 3000 on board. she has a 40 year service leg to allow her to stay in service through 2050. there's give me a warm round of applause for the u.s.s. macon. just down the pier. [applause] >> ladies and gentlemen, next in line is the united states coast guard cutter sherman. this is when our combined naval forces sail through by. safety wise, the coast guard saves 14 lives, assist 98 people in distress, conducts more than
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75 search and rescue cases. complete over 31 safety control inspection audits on four vessels. perform 18 safety inspections on commercial fishes vessels and maritime investigations. serviced 148 navigation. in terms of security, we interrupted 17 illegal migrants and removed illegal drugs at over a $13 million street value. escourted 20 larger vessels. we board 17 vessels for maritime species regulations. facilitate maritime inspections
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of 15,000 miles of inland water ways and inspect over 60 hazardous containers and hazardous spills. as our wonderful nation's oldest sea going service. the united states coast guard proudly participates in fleet week. this is the coast guard cutter sherman. at this time, please stand and salute the coast guard cutter sherman. >> thank you. please be seated. cutter sherman is the sixth of the 12, 378 foot high endurance cutters built in the 1960's. high endurance cutters are the
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third in class behind the ice breakers and the 418 foot legend class national security cutters. this particular cutter is named for john sherman. the 19th country states men that served as secretary the treasure from and served as secretary of the state spending 30 years in congress as a senator and representative from ohio. sherman was interested from avon dale, louisiana. launched the very same year and was commissioned on september 3rd, 1968. sherman was stationed in boston, massachusetts at the beginning
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of her career, she was stationed in boston. she observed and reported the weather, search and rescue calls and oceanographic studies. the 378 cutters were well built for these that patrols and excellent scientific and communication facilities. in 1971, sherman's emphasize changed from patrol to drug interaction. the sherman seized the panamanian freighter and confiscated the largest drug seizure in history. in 1977, the u.s. adopted the
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200 mile exclusive economic zone in response to growing concern over marine region. especially off the vast coast line of the north pacific and the berring see. in may of 1979, cutter sherman was transferred to alameda, california. including fishery, law enforcement, drug interactions. sherman and her sister were the only regular u.s. armed forces. >> in may of 1986, sherman was delivered to the shipiard for renovatio renovatio
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shipyard for renovations. [inaudible] >> after completing the trial period of this project, sheave recommissioned as part of new generation fully operational marine vessels as the coast guard celebrated 200 years of service. in july 2001. sherman assisted with the u.s. sanctions in the persian gulf and supported good will in south africa and madagascar and received a medal for the interdiction of a panamanian vessel carrying 20 tons of corn where a street value of
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$600 million. in may of 2011. sherman was transferred to her current home in san diego, california. the coast guard executing national and international missions maintain the positive reputation worldwide, performing a multitude of positions. she is an excellent example of a cutter with proven capabilities in all coast guard facilities. she continues to patrol in the south pacific. she performs a combined fleet exertions and executes fisheries law enforcement and drug and smuggling enforcement as far as the equator and the arctic circle. we proudly salute all of you at fleet week 2012.
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>> personnel wise, cutter sherman has 23 officers, 150 enlisted. 378 feet three inches. draft, just about 16 feet. displacement is 3000 tons. she's got two anchors at 6000 pounds each. two engages 12 cylinder turbo. the valve propulsion, 350 fully retractible. >> ladies and gentlemen, thank you very much, the united states coast guard sherman. [applause] >> next in our lineup is from
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canada, her majesty's canadian ship, algonquin. please stand and salute her majesty's ship algonquin. thank you. please be seated. her majesty's ship is an air destroyer of the pacific fleet and one of three remaining tribal destroyers. built in the early 1970's, she was refitted in the early 1990's with sophisticated air weapon systems and advanced communication systems. algonquin is equipped with weapons that make it highly
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capable war platform. a vertical launch system fitted for 29 standard sm 2, 3 alpha surface to air missiles. three torpedoes and a weapons system. commanded by commander lauren hartel, the advanced capability and extra accommodations make it well suited to serve as the flag ship of the canadian pacific. algonquin has a draft of 4.7 meters. her displayment is of that 5100 tons. she was commissioned in quebec, canada by davy ship building in
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1973. since that time, she participated in multiple international operations. she was off the coast of yugoslav yugoslavia, she acted as joint task force 151. this is canada's campaign against terrorism, which is equal to the united states' enduring freedom. she is named >> the algonquin people from the great lakes region meaning at the place of spearing fish and eels. which is fitting because of anti-submarine capability. the algonquin can serve two
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helicopters of sea king type with medium range capabilities. these aircraft have been modified to carry out their role in anti-submarine ware fare. at this time, please stand up and salute algonquin. >> thank you. please be seated. her sea king helicopters are used to build awareness of maritime environment. her helicopters are equipped with variable depth tone, radar for surface search and all
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weather conditions and has capabilities as such. the ch1 alpha aircraft is able to detect submarines and can vary two mark six submarine missiles. thank you, ladies and gentlemen, her majesty's algonquin. >> next in line, is her majesty's canadian ship, edmond. she was one of royal canadian's navy's 12 kingston's classics. built in 1985 as part of the
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maritime project. he was built with sophisticated warfare equipment. she has proven herself extending far beyond her title. her main elements include 40 millimeter gun, and two, 50 caliber man guns. edmonton is a sophisticated weapon in canada an arsenal. he's has a draft of only 11 feet. she has a displacement of 1,000 tons. edmonton was laid down on 8 august, 1995 by halifax
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unlimited in halifax, nova scotia and commissioned in the canadian forces on 21 june, 1987 and then asigned to maritime forces pacific based in british columbia. since that time, she has participated in numerous coastal prayings, including escourt operations, century and rescue, fisheries patrols and good will port visits. the most recent accomplishments came in 2010 when she travelled to puerta vallarta, mexico. in support of maritime security to the 2010 winter olympic games
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in vancouver. ladies and gentlemen, at this time, please stand and salute the edmonton. thank you. please be seated. as with the majority of ships in the canadian fleet, edmonton is named after the capital city of the province of alberta. edmonton is reknowned as a major hub and a major exporter of commodities. the ship's motto, industry and riches, has managed to reflect the city's heritage. edmonton is capable of accommodating a number of different mission-specific pay loads. some of these pay loads inside a side scan array.
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and frequently requires space. as edmonton continues to meet the maritime fleet, ladies and gentlemen, her majesty's canadian ship, the edmonton. >> ladies and gentlemen, next in line is her majesty's canadian ship. brandon. a vessel of the pacific fleet and one of 12 mcdv's operating in the canadian navy. built in the late 1990's and commissioned in 1999. brandon is the 11th ship in her class. the 60 mark 5 charlie cannon.
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compleme complemented by two machine guns. there's a large fleet deck that allows her to carry a paid load for coastal surveillance. the maritime interdiction 09 warfare. the ship also carried accommodations for specialty teams to add additional crew, training and force generation. commanded by lieutenant commander mike s. who took command last august. the ship's low profile can carry 360 degree propulsion system makes her an excellent platform. her literal warfare and patrol of canada's rugged coast line.
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ladies and gentlemen, at this time, please stand and salute brendon. thank you. brandon is 55 features long, for us americans, that's 182 feet and a draft of 3.4 meters. he has the displacement of 970 tons. brandon was laid down at halifax shipyards limited. then was launched on 10 july, 1998. she was officially commissioned into the canadian royal navy on 5 june, 1999, and shortly therefore, proceeded south and
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through the panama canal to join canada's pacific fleet. he participated in multiple international operations and exercises on the west coast. the most was conducted as part of rim pac. she operated in this multi-national span of the pacific rim. all of the mc dvs are named after major cities in canada's provinces. the hsc brandon is named after the city of brandon, located in the heart of manitobe's rolling prairie and boasts a number of manufacturing hubs.
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the second canadian war ship to bare the name, the first being a corvette that served with great distinction throughout the second world war in the battle of the atlantic. ladies and gentlemen, it's with great pride and pleasure, we present you with her majesty's canadian ship, brandon. >> this is our very own located near, it's the liberty ship, u.s.s. jeremiah obrian. a fully operational world war ii freighter. built in 56 days at the new england


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